Ian Stevens, CEO, Touch Bionics: New Health Innovation Partnership Benefitting Scottish Patients

It is often frustrating that new, Scottish, medical technologies, whilst successful in international markets, do not find their way to Scottish patients due to sometimes lengthy regulatory approval processes and procurement rules. Touch Bionics i-limbs, whilst now fitted to over 6,000 wearers worldwide, had until recently not been available to Scottish NHS patients.  But a […]

2016: Another Great Year for Life Sciences in Scotland

  Julia Brown, Senior Director Healthcare, Life and Chemical Sciences at Scottish Enterprise, reviews Scotland’s booming Life Sciences sector, highlighting the Scottish companies that attracted big investments, developed new products and expanded into international markets during 2016. 2016 was another great year for Life Sciences. Investment was strong and steady – with notable foreign acquisitions, a rich stream […]

2016 Award Winner, Easter Bush: A Year of Engagement

It is coming up to a year since we received Scotland’s Life Sciences Community Engagement Award and among the many building developments and scientific advances on Easter Bush Campus, our programme of engagement and outreach events has gone from strength to strength. We were delighted to receive this award which recognises the valuable work carried […]